Molecular Process Discovery Could Provide Treatment for Cocaine Dependents


credit: Nathan Rouse

Michigan State University (MSU) scientists recently discovered a molecular pathway in the brain prompted by cocaine dependency that could supply a target for treatments to prevent or repeal addiction to the drug.

MSU's neuroscientist A.J. Robison informs that gaining insight into what occurs molecularly to this brain pathway during long-term exposure to drugs might incite understanding into how addiction ensues.


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